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Starkey Headquarters Campus

Working as a member of the design team Niwa Design Studio set out to enhance the appearance of the forty acre corporate headquarters of Starkey Laboratories.  Through the development of a master plan, we expanded and improved upon existing vehicular and pedestrian circulation through a...

Japanese Entry Garden with Lighted Boardwalk

Upon arrival guests catch a glimpse of the perennial flower garden and then stroll down the beautifully illuminated boardwalk, which brings them through a lush Japanese garden. More to come…...

Contemporary Asian Entry – Golden Valley, MN

Our entry garden design was created around the idea of having one strong focal point and a material that had excellent architectural qualities.  We chose to use a black granite for the walk and beige granite for a large bold water feature. More to come…...

Outdoor Fireplace & Japanese Garden

Our clients wanted an outdoor fireplace so they could enjoy summer and fall evenings in a garden setting for their home in Shorewood, Minnesota. Together we created an sanctuary that provides its users an experience of exceptional peace and tranquility. The pergola covered deck and...